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Vernon woman dies after being struck by a car

VERNON -- Police said a woman has died after she was struck by a car on Talcottville Road in Vernon Wednesday afternoon.

Police have identified her as 55-year-old Grazyna Grudzinska-Burkek, of Vernon.

"Initial investigation indicates a pickup truck driven by an adult male was traveling northbound on Route 83 and struck the pedestrian," police said in a release. The driver of the pickup remained at the scene and is speaking to investigators."

Route 83 was closed between Regan Road and Windsorville Road for an extended period.

Police say no charges have been filed at this time.